It is a well-known fact that multiple groups of people choose to live a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle purely for religious reasons. In Jainism, vegetarianism is mandatory for everyone and in Hinduism it is advocated in many influential scriptures-yet veganism and vegetarianism is not usually connected with Christianity. 1,238 more words
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MN Appeals Court Holds County Ordinances Prohibiting New Feedlots in Urban Expansion Districts Did Not Prohibit Permit to Operate Feedlot in Joint Planning Area
Relators Tammy Loncorich and several of her neighbors challenged a conditional use permit granted to respondents Kevin and Kelsey Buss by respondent McLeod County Board of Commissioners. 408 more words
Despite being rather politically liberal, I consider myself a free market economist.
(Maybe it’s unfair to self-describe as an economist, though? I did the coursework for a master’s degree in economics… but couldn’t get a degree because I didn’t complete the residency requirement. 1,662 more words
In this week’s Torah portion, Re’eh, it is written, “‘I will eat meat,’ because your soul desires to eat meat, you may eat meat, according to every desire of your soul” (12:20). 758 more words
On the 1st of July 2015, American dentist Walter Palmer shot and killed Cecil, a lion famous in Zimbabwe, who had been living Hwange Park. Palmer lured Cecil out of the enclosement, shot him with an arrow, and let him roam around injured for 40 hours, before being finally shot, skinned, and decapitated. 806 more words